Polk County Public Schools will announce the 2022 Teacher and School-Related Employee of the Year on Jan. 20.
PCPS will showcase its top educators and employees during the Inspire Awards at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland. The invite-only ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. and conclude around 7:30 p.m. Members of the media are welcome to attend.
Attendance for this year’s event is being limited due to COVID-19. PCPS will livestream the ceremony on the district’s YouTube channel.
The Polk Education Foundation and PCPS’ Department of Public Relations & Strategic Partnerships collaborate to present the Inspire Awards.
During the event, finalists will be recognized with video tributes and receive sponsored gifts. The Teacher of the Year and School-Related Employee of the Year will receive a cash prize generously donated by MIDFLORIDA Credit Union.
Platinum sponsors for the event include Lakeland Automall and MIDFLORIDA Credit Union.